Q re /usr/share/hwdata files
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Apr 3 15:15:00 PDT 2008
On Thursday 03 April 2008, Gene Heskett wrote:
>Uptodate F8 system here, on 32 bit x86 hardware. Using a visiontek 2400HD
>card, 700 mhz overclocked version.
>I note, in mucking around in the yumex database, that there is no
>radeonhd.xinf file in xorg-x11-drv-ati or in xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd.
>Would it be to the users advantage to generate this file, and if so, how do
> I do it in a more universally usable format than just duping the info from
> this card into a file so named?
>I'm attempting to see if I can figure out how to restore my tty1 console
> when I exit x. As it is, the video totally stops and the monitor shuts
> down when I exit x now. No consoles are available of the 6 default ones.
> The only action I tried so far is to blindly type reboot, or the vulcan
> nerve pinch on ctl-alt-del. It may be possible to re-'startx', and I will
> try that the next time I reboot.
>Also, is it safe to run /usr/bin/rhd_conntest when x is running?
back again, no progress.
And I've just found that mplayer from livna, also cannot open the video output
device, is this more of the same thing that kills tvtime?
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